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Mortimer Adler
(1902-2001) born on
Dec 28
US philosopher, educator, editor. He is an advocate of adult and general education by study of the great writings of the Western world.
         
   
F
Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of men.

R
All books will become light in proportion as you find light in them.
A
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea.
N
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
K
Ask others about themselves, at the same time, be on guard not to talk too much about yourself.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Saturday Review."
R: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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